The Penguin Dictionary of Critical Theory, Paperback Book

The Penguin Dictionary of Critical Theory Paperback

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Accessing the huge selection of critical theory can be an intimidating experience.

This acclaimed dictionary is an invaluable introduction to the theories and theorists in the field and will prove an authoritative resource for all students.


  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 496 pages, bibliography
  • Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
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  • Category: Literary theory
  • ISBN: 9780140513691



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Locked and loaded. And it even gave me some new thoughts and feelings about things I thought I'd found my happy or unhappy medium with long ago (Deleuze, logocentrism - but not, thank you, Derrida's fucking persona, only his ideas). And if it's a little overpsychoanalytic, well, that's just the neurotic, psychotic old twentieth century. I do hate how everything is always "shown" or "demonstrated," though. How about "suggested" or "argued"? Pretty sure some of that shit is mutually contradictory. Odd choice, even in a reference work.

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